D3 Leadership Conference Schedule Announced!

Are you joining us for the D3 Leadership Conference in Roanoke August 10-12? Check out this first look at the weekend’s schedule!


1:00 pm, Registration Open
Lower Level Foyer/Lounge

1 – 2:30 pm, District 3 Executive Committee Meeting
Jefferson Board Room

2:30 – 4 pm, President’s Special Session: “The Toughest (Volunteer) Job You’ll Ever Love”
Presidents Workshop: The Business of Running a Successful Club
Harrison/Tyler Room
(For: All Club Presidents)

4:10 – 5 pm, ADDY® 101 Workshop: ” What No One Told You About Holding A Successful ADDY Competition and Gala”
ADDY® Awards Workshop
Monroe Room
(For: All Presidents, ADDY Chairs, and ADDY Committee Members)

5 – 6 pm, “Here’s to a Little Healthy Competition”
Introduction to our New D3 Club Development Initiative
Washington Lecture Hall
(For: All Conference Attendees)

6 – 6:30 pm, Break

6:30 – 7:30 pm, Keynote: “Ladies and Gentlemen … Wally Snyder!”
The AAF’s Advertising Ethics Initiatives
Washington Lecture Hall
(For: All Conference Attendees)

7:30 – 8:30 pm, Welcome Dinner
Garden Courtyard
(For: All Conference Attendees)

8:30 pm – until, VIP Challenge and Networking
(For: All Conference Attendees)


7:30 am, Registration/Continental Breakfast
Lower Level Foyer/Lounge

8:45 – 10 am, D3 Leadership Business Meeting
Business Meeting
Washington Lecture Hall
(For: All Conference Attendees)

10:10 – 11 am, “The Universe Explained (in 10 words or less)”
Communicating Value of AAF to Members, Prospects and Employers
Washington Lecture Hall
(For: All Conference Attendees)

11 – 11:30 am, “When All Else Fails, Buy Drinks”
Strategies for Board Recruitment, Engagement and Success Planning
Monroe Room
(For: Presidents, Executive Board Members, Nomination Chairs)

11:30 am – noon, “Stay Profitable, My Friends”
Developing a Plan for Fundraising and Sponsorships
Monroe Room
(For: Presidents, Sponsorship Chairs, Programming Chairs, ADDY Chairs)

Noon – 12:30 pm, Break/Networking
Lower Level Lounge

12:30 – 2 pm, “Let’s Talk Over Lunch” Lunch Keynote Featuring Clark Rector
Making Government Relations Work for You
Crystal Ballroom
(For: All Conference Attendees)

2:15 – 2:45 pm, “FREE BEER TOMORROW!”
Recruiting and Engaging Members
Monroe Room
(For: Executive Committee, Membership Chairs & Committees)

2:50 – 3:20 pm, “One Night Only!”
Planning Programs Your Members Want to Attend
Monroe Room
(For: Presidents, Program Chairs)

3:35 – 3:55 pm, Round Table: “The Kids Are Alright”
AD 2 Club Development
Monroe Room
(For: Executive Committee, Ad 2 Leadership)

3:35 – 3:55 pm, Round Table: “Color the Future of Our Industry”
Diversity Best Practices
Wilson Room
(For: Presidents, Diversity Chairs, Programs Chairs)

4 – 4:20 pm, Round Table: “Do Good Well”
Public Service Campaign Best Practices
Monroe Room
(For: Presidents, PSA Chairs, Ad 2 Leadership)

4 – 4:20 pm, Round Table: “You Were a Student Once, Too”
Education Initiatives and the NSAC
Wilson Room
(For: Executive Committee, Education Chairs)

4:25 – 4:45 pm, Round Table: “It Ain’t a Party, It’s a Fundraiser. (okay, maybe it’s a party too)
ADDY Best Practices
Monroe Room
(For: All Presidents, ADDY Chairs, and ADDY Committee Members)

4:25 – 4:45 pm, Round Table: “#getyourbutttothismeeting”
Creative Club Communications and Event Promotion
Wilson Room
(For: Presidents, Communication Chairs)

5:30 – 9 pm, Roanoke Agency Crawl and Dinner
Downtown Roanoke
(For: All Conference Attendees)

9 pm, Hospitality Suite Open


8 – 9 am, Networking Breakfast
Lower Level Lounge

9 – 10:30 am “How’d They Do That?”
National Club Achievement Best Practice Roundtables

9:00a – 9:20a
Round Table: Advertising Education
Round Table: Club Operations

9:20 – 9:40 am
Round Table: Communications
Round Table: Diversity

9:40 – 10 am
Round Table: Government Relations
Round Table: Membership Development

10 – 10:20 am
Round Table: Programs
Round Table: Public Service

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